Please note, before installing this version of Mountains®, please make sure:

  1. You have unplugged any Mountains® USB security keys (purple or red dongles) from your computer.
  2. That you are connected to the internet.
  3. That you have administrator rights to install.


Once Mountains® has been downloaded, it needs to be installed.
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Please note: before installing a new version of Mountains®, the uninstallation of all previous versions is recommended (you can do this via Add or remove programs in Windows settings).

  1. Locate the “mountains-v8-free-trial.exe” file that was downloaded. In most cases, this will be in your Downloads folder, which will be in C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME \Downloads\

*TIP: A quick way to get to your Downloads folder is to look for this button on your task bar:

After clicking it, expand the This PC section on the left, and there should be a Downloads folder here.

  1. Double click this file to begin the installation process.
  2. Continue through the installation wizard:

Enter the following installation code: 300033 and click “Next”.

Please accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) and click “Next”.

Specify where the installed files will be located. Then click “Next”.

If you have previously installed a version of Mountains® on your computer, you may see the following message:

Once again, we do recommend you uninstall all other versions of Mountains® when installing the free trial.

However if you wish to continue, please check you have unplugged your Mountains® USB security dongle and click “Yes”.

We recommend leaving this box checked. Click “Next”.

Click “Install”.

Mountains® installation begins. This process can take several minutes.

When the installation is done you’ll see this message. Click “Finish” to close the installer.


  1. Mountains® 8 is installed and ready to use. Open it via the desktop shortcut or the Start menu.

When it opens, you should see the following:

Click “Start Mountains®” (it is unnecessary to fill in the “Email” field for the moment).

Click “Start the software”.

Mountains® 8 is ready to use 😊


  1. This version of Mountains® will be available to use for 72 hours.

If you wish to extend your free trial period please provide your contact information in the following dialogue and click “Extend trial period”

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